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Club Spotlight: UMass Lowell Economic Society

Club Spotlight: UMass Lowell Economic Society

(Photo courtesy of iStock) “the UMass Lowell Economic Society have fun discussing the various aspects of the economy at their meetings” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff The classic board game of Monopoly has entertained countless children over the decades. Players compete against each other to acquire property that will enable them to monopolize their real estate

Massachusetts minimum wage set to rise to $15 per hour starting in January

(Photo Courtesy of “A disgruntled Massachusetts resident holds a sign at the  State House in favor of a rise to $15/hr.” Michael Van Arnam Connector Staff Massachusetts will be raising its minimum wage from $14.25 an hour to $15 an hour in January of 2023 according to the official website of the Commonwealth of

International factors influencing rising gas prices: An economic viewpoint on the increase

(Photo courtesy Opera News) The national average for gasoline is projected to go above $6 in the foreseeable future. Consumers have yet to be presented a transparent solution to curbing this inflation. Harrison Lee Connector Editor As recent as this past February, American gas prices have begun to skyrocket. The national average for the United